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Forum: Photo challenges 1 Day Ago
Replies: 21
Views: 751
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Editing Challenge No7

I have credited Peter of Art Frames for the Buck photo on Flickr. In essence he did all the hard work of taking the photos and for supplying them, thanks Peter. I hope I got that right.

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Forum: Foto Fair 4 Days Ago
Replies: 2,124
Views: 307,912
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Communal Dragonfly, Butterfly and Insect photo thread

Some photos from yesterday at home, a bank or Cosmos flowers next to the tennis court and I was able to sit on step next to them.

Painted Lady Butterfly and Orange Cosmos Flower
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Forum: Software 4 Days Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 2,105
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Luminar 2018 Anyone?

I am okay with the software and have been using LR for years and Luminar 2017 and then 2018. I did buy the Aurora HD and rarely use it. That product for me was a waste of money. I was curious if...
Forum: Looking for improvement 4 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Please advise

Good morning Mark, hahaha :D

We had a river of rain, drop from the sky 2 nights ago and all of the safari ants have been washed away. I will keep a look out and post up.
Forum: Looking for improvement 4 Days Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Please advise

Good morning Peter

Thank you for your advice and for your ongoing help. We have been busy taking newlyweds to see the Elephants and the Giraffes. They married in the USA and spent a honeymoon in...
Forum: Software 1 Week Ago
Replies: 23
Views: 2,105
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Luminar 2018 Anyone?

Good morning Dave, did you decide in the end to use Luminar 2018 and if so, what are your thoughts about it?
Forum: Looking for improvement 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Please advise

Thank you very much Peter, I just read your letter out to my wife and we both said how helpful it is. There is a lot of information in what you wrote and it is something I will revisit. I looked at...
Forum: Looking for improvement 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Please advise

I am happy being corrected, as that is how we learn. Please keep them coming *chr
Forum: Looking for improvement 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Please advise

Thanks for contributing and for your critique. From next month, the grey season starts with long days of cloud and lower temperatures. I was out walking with the camera. We had a break from...
Forum: Looking for improvement 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Please advise

I took this yesterday with focus peaking on in bright sunlight and high temperatures. Edited in Lightroom 4 to lower the exposure. One side of the butterfly can be seen and the other side is in...
Forum: Looking for improvement 1 Week Ago
Replies: 16
Views: 1,135
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Please advise

Thank you for contributing. I updated the camera to 4.4 and am using manual focus for most of the photos. I have not yet tried BIF. What focus settings would you suggest?

I took this photo...
Forum: Foto Fair 1 Week Ago
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: All is fair when a dinner is needed........

Great shot Mark, I must admit to shooing the farm cat away from the bird table when it is there in hiding, in the hope of devouring one of the little birds. I turn a blind eye when it gets lays in...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,124
Views: 307,912
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Communal Dragonfly, Butterfly and Insect photo thread

Thank you Mark and thank you for supplying and selling the lens :):):)
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 648
Views: 144,500
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Communal flowers, trees, plants and fungi thread

Billbergia vittata Domingos Martins Bromeliad Several grow in the garden, much sought after and apparently each one sells in pots for 85 USD each in USA. Likes indirect sun and warm climate. Mature...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,124
Views: 307,912
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Communal Dragonfly, Butterfly and Insect photo thread

Thank you Peter for the encouragement. The locust was back again this morning munching away on the same leaf.

White Black Orange Monarch taken this afternoon on a monopod, but I did not stay out...
Forum: Foto Fair 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,124
Views: 307,912
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Communal Dragonfly, Butterfly and Insect photo thread

Locust Also known as Grasshopper. Not very popular as it likes to eat our plants and crops. This photo is 2 photos, same image layered in together.
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Forum: Photo challenges 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: May 2018 Photo Challenge Humanity in Action...

Voting begins on June the 1st. To be fair to everyone, please observe the rules :)
Forum: Photo challenges 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 9
Views: 751
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: May 2018 Photo Challenge Humanity in Action...

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/959/41824735282_b74d83bf11_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/26HUGDy)Helping each other in the garden, Nairobi (https://flic.kr/p/26HUGDy) by philip Gate Keeper...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 648
Views: 144,500
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Communal flowers, trees, plants and fungi thread

Thank you Peter for the encouragement. With the long rains, if I take my time, it takes me around 2 hours to explore the forest. The forest and its floor is thick with undergrowth and trees. As you...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 648
Views: 144,500
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Communal flowers, trees, plants and fungi thread

Orange Clivia Growing wild in the garden forest. A wet knees photo :)

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/827/41821676321_08c10ed1eb_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/26HD2jR)Orange Clivia in the Forest Garden,...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 578
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Nomada Bee

A neighbour in London bequeathed his gardening knee pads to me in his will last year. He had glued 2 sets together to make the pads extra paddy and strong. I brought them out to Kenya. I am...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 232
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: A Haunting Beauty

They also grow in our forest around a spring which never dries up. I like the effects you created giving a glow to the lilies. We call them Arum Lilies.
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 19
Views: 578
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Nomada Bee

Thank you Harold for detailing what you did and how you achieved the superb photos. Your efforts paid off. I was in the forest yesterday and had to do similar to line up a shot of wild flowers sited...
Forum: Foto Fair 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 2,124
Views: 307,912
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Communal Dragonfly, Butterfly and Insect photo thread

Thank you John for the reassurance. You are right about it being a hobby and it gets me out. Today I was out for 2 hours in the forest and the meadow, listening to the bird sounds and watching out...
Forum: The lounge 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 17
Views: 666
Posted By Gate Keeper
Re: Four-thirds user forum

Hi John,

Thank for getting back to me so quickly. I understand and thanks for visiting the site. I will certainly follow your advice.
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